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Abbad Abu Amr

Birth:1042

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Known as al Mu'tadid - he who seeks strength from Allah. He was the son of Abdul Qasim Muhammad Ibn Abbad, who had declared Seville independent of Cordoba in 1023 and founded the Abbadid dynasty of Andolusia. He annexed Seville, Niebla, Saltes and other minor kingdoms. He was a patron of poets. The Abbadid dynasty lasted till 1091, when his son Al-Mutamid died in Morocco where he was exiled by Yusuf Ibn Tashfin.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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Abu Amr Al-Mu'tadid,Sultan of Sevilla, of the Bani Abbad, Abbadites, descended from the Prophet Muhammad sallallahu alai wa sallam, from Al-Hasan and Al-Husain radi Allah Anhum. He was Abbad ibn Muhammad ibn Abu Al-Qasim ibn Ismail ibn Qarais ibn Abbad ibn Amr ibn Aslan ibn Amr ibn Itaf ibn Al-Lakhmi Naim ibn Al-Lakhmi Naim, the grand father of whom was Al-Husain ibn Al-Hasan ibn Ali R.A. Sultan Abbad Al-Mu'tadid was a poet. One of his grand grand grand fathers was the Fatimid Caliph Ismail Al-Mansur. The black point of the family is found in his relative Zayda. We do not know the real motive, but she left Islam to marry King Alfonso of Leon, one of the Kings of the Christian comquest of Andalus.

2002-04-29